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NRWA hosts 2013 awards; Minnesota Association of the Year

2013 Assn of the Year

  LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Staff from the Minnesota Rural Water Association jumped up and exchanged high-fives as their association was named “Association of the Year” during the 2013 Tribute to Excellence awards ceremony held October 1st as part of the H2O-XPO in Louisville, Ky. MRWA was honored for years of consistent service, including retaining 17… Read more »

Little Falls, NY wins Environment Award

2013 Enviromental Award

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Little Falls, New York was awarded the Environmental Achievement award at this year’s Tribute to Excellence awards ceremony held on Oct. 1st as part of the H2O-XPO in Louisville, Ky. The National Rural Water Association awards individuals or utilities that have gone beyond the normal requirements of their job to be better… Read more »

MsRWA bridging the gap between rural Miss communities and USDA

GREENWOOD, Miss. — On April 4, 2013 Mississippi Rural Water Association Executive Director Kirby Mayfield, Wastewater Technician Larry Bratton, Circuit Rider Tom Abernathy along with Trina George, state director for USDA Rural Development in Mississippi, and a host of USDA staff and partners attended “A day with USDA:  Accessing Opportunities in Rural America” at Leflore County… Read more »

Mississippi Rural Water holds conference, honors Senator Cochran

JACKSON, Miss. — The 2013 Mississippi Rural Water Annual Technical Conference was held March 25th thru the 28th. It was held at the Mississippi Trade Mart Building in Jackson, Miss. This conference, the largest of its kind in the state and one of the largest conference’s in MsRWA history, was attended by approximately 950 attendees…. Read more »

Prairie du Sac wins Taste Test

WASHINGTON, D. C. – The Village of Prairie du Sac, Wis. won the golden medal award for best tasting water in the nation during the Great American Water Taste Test, held on Feb. 13 at the Rural Water Rally in Washington, D.C. The City of Emporia, Kan. won the silver medal and the City of… Read more »

Long Beach Township keeps water running after Sandy

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N. J. – When Super Storm Sandy hit Long Beach Township in October, the small community was forced to deal with an incredible disaster. “The first high tide was about three feet of water,” explained Michael Clark, an Assistant Water Plant Operations Specialist. “At that time we were still in pretty decent… Read more »

Duncan Receives APWA Award

MILDORD, Del. — The Delaware Chapter of the American Public Works Association has named Rick Duncan, the executive director of the Delaware Rural Water Association, as the Public Official of the Year in a ceremony in Dover.Duncan was recognized for his efforts in water operations specialist certification and training. He was lead efforts to create… Read more »